How celebs responded to: Xenophobic Attacks

2015-12-30 20:00
Cassper Nyovest (Instagram)

Johannesburg – When future generations look back on 2015, they will no doubt remember a series of xenophobic attacks which gripped the nation in April. The country watched as locals turned against foreigners, with many taking to social media to voice their outrage - many of these voices coming from celebs across Mzansi.

We Are One #NotoXenophobia #WakeUpAfrica

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To Xenophobia

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As the crisis deepened, celebs took to the streets to march, and to the studio to record songs, encouraging an end to the violence.

Today I hope to see a change, solutions! The people want answers. Africa Unite! #NoToXenophobia ??

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#WeAreAfrica #SayNoToXenophobia on our way to the peace march

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One of the biggest celeb contributions to the fight against xenophobia came from rapper, Cassper Nyovest who pledged R100 000 to relief efforts.